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Old 05-05-06, 07:13 AM   #1
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Pads for Dia Compe Centerpull Brakes

I have a set of Dia Compe Gran Compe centerpull brakes, from the early 1980's. I believe they are the model 500. The pads that they use have a smooth post, similar to cantilever pads. I picked up a set of Kool Stop pads, with the smooth post, but the post diameter is too large.
Does anyone know where I can get replacement pads for this brake?
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http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi

They have new (or NOS) Dia Compe pads, nice and soft; I put a set on my beater last month.
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Thanks for the link. I have (happily) dealt with LooseScrews and Harris Cyclery in the past, but is always good to know of another source for rare parts.
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